Build & Grow Relationships

The best policies are based on data-driven research, using engaged, diverse stakeholders and by fostering thought that motivates people to think regionally. It is a process that CREC has done successfully since 2009, and it has helped expand our client base and grow communities. Clients vary from single municipalities and private-sector firms:

• Cities • Think tanks
• States • National organizations

Client Profile

Pacific Basin Development Council

The PBDC was founded in 1980 as a regional organization that promotes the economic and social development of the Pacific region, and conducts research and implements projects that focus on these areas. Current priorities of the PBDC include homeland security strategic preparedness, regional rapid response, and meeting future insular needs.


Project Catalogue

Identifying BRAC Case Studies to Inform Planning for Troops Being Moved to Guam
Start Date: Mar 2008 — End Date: Oct 2009

Guam was scheduled to receive a huge influx of military personnel and families in 2011, and the Council for Community & Economic Research (C2ER) and the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) prepared a briefing paper with case studies of other base communities that have accommodated large influxes of people to provide ideas about strategies that Guam […]